Developmental reading disorder also called dyslexia, is a reading disability that occurs when the brain does not properly recognize and process certain symbols. The disorder is a specific information processing problem that does not interfere with one's ability to think or to understand complex ideas. The problem is inside the brain, but it doesn't mean the person is dumb. Most people with dyslexia have normal intelligence, and many have above-average intelligence. Dyslexia makes it tough to read and spell. Plenty of smart and talented people struggle with dyslexia. With some help and a lot of hard work, a kid who has dyslexia can learn to read and spell. Consider the lists of famous dyslexics hereunder. Those famous people are great examples. Their stories can improve self-esteem, belief in one-self, and pride. They can motivate everyone with a learning disability.